Rami Khouri

Trump-Gulf-Israel ‘Peace’ Plan Seeks Palestinian Surrender

July 15, 2018

Through violence, coercion, and bribery, Israel, the U.S., U.A.E., and Saudi Arabia want Palestinians to give up their rights under international law and accept limited sovereignty in a weak, divided territory. But growing non-violent resistance in the Occupied Territories and solidarity efforts around the world — such as a new settlement boycott in Ireland —…

Can Trump, Israel, and Gulf Allies Get Putin to Turn On Iran?

July 14, 2018

Days after Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow, Trump will meet with Putin in Helsinki. But despite talk of a “grand bargain” that enlists Russia in helping the US-Israel-Saudi-UAE front against Iran, don’t expect it to happen, says professor and syndicated columnist Rami Khouri

New Saudi Power Grab Follows Big Losses

November 7, 2017

Rami Khouri of the American University of Beirut and Harvard Kennedy School analyzes the Saudi kingdom’s arrest of elite figures at home and its apparent role in the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry

August 23, 2012
Rami Khouri: The rebellion against the dictatorship is the primary driving force, but all the global and regional powers trying to control the outcome